2018-19 School Psychologist

Dover, DE 19904, US
Aug 13, 2018

Location: William Henry Middle School

Key responsibilities:
  • Participates in the evaluation process (RtI) for students struggling academically or behaviorally
  • Plays a crucial role with the building IST (Instructional Support Team)
  • Is or is willing to become well versed and skilled in the PTR (Prevent-Teach-Reinforce) methods for Functional Behavior Assessments and subsequent behavior plans.
  • Conducts comprehensive psychological examinations of referred students when needed.
  • Conducts reevaluations for triennial reviews or as needed
  • Participates in case conferences.
  • Serves as a resource for school personnel regarding students with learning, social emotional and behavioral problems.
  • Serves as a resource for school personnel regarding RtI, ICT/IST and PBS initiatives
  • Serves as a resource for school personnel regarding crisis intervention, discipline, and safety concerns
  • Serves as a resource for school administration regarding systemic intervention for problematic areas as demonstrated through school data
  • Plan and implement social groups for intervention as needed
  • Serves as a resource to school administration and staff regarding special education regulations and guidelines at the state and federal level
  • Interpret diagnoses to school personnel, concerned professionals, parents and students from outside data sources.
  • Serve as a resource involving recommendations and accommodations for challenging students and students with disabilities.
  • Provides counseling services to students with special individual needs.
  • Perform appropriate diagnostic and evaluative testing.
  • Present well constructed, thoughtful, thorough, insightful reports related to completed assessments and observations of students.
  • Responsible for the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEP's) and related documentation for behavioral goals and benchmarks.
  • Maintain adequate records of treatment and data of the IEP objectives for the students being served.
  • Meet with parents and advise them of their child's areas of need and progress of development.
  • Make recommendations for the level and frequency of services as related to the areas of need in the IEP.
  • Work with and assist other team members with providing necessary carry over of strategies and skills into all other areas of the students learning opportunities.
  • Assist individuals (administrators, teachers/counselors, parents and students) in understanding the types and severity of behavior disorders.
  • Create/Collaborate on Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and provide PD to others for others to do this also
  • Complete full Psycho-educational Assessments
  • Other responsibilities as needed by administration

  • Master's Degree in School Psychology
  • DE License

Standard Requirements
  • Favorable criminal background check for the candidate who is offered employment
  • Tuberculin skin test
  • Mandatory direct deposit of paycheck

Start Date: August 2018

Duty Days: 188

Reports To: Building Principal

Job Posting Link: www.capital.k12.de.us

Salary Range: From/To: 2018-19 Teacher Salary Schedule

  • School Psychologist

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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